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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2022) 68 (3): 309–320.
Published Online: 28 June 2021
...Hairin Kim; Seyul Kwak; Yoosik Youm; Jeanyung Chey Introduction: Social isolation is detrimental to late-life health outcomes. Although objective social isolation is a major source of perceived loneliness, how different layers of social disconnection systematically constitute the subjective...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2020) 66 (2): 160–168.
Published Online: 13 September 2019
... to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Social media Social networking sites Technology Addiction Social isolation Loneliness Aging Social isolation occurs when individuals lack true social engagement...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2019) 65 (4): 375–382.
Published Online: 13 February 2019
... to in the content or advertisements. Quality of life Physical activity Social support Loneliness Mediation analysis Over the last decades, a demographic shift in the human population has been identified worldwide [ 1 ]. Whereas birth rates are drastically decreasing in industrialized countries...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2016) 62 (4): 443–449.
Published Online: 06 November 2015
...Anthony D. Ong; Bert N. Uchino; Elaine Wethington Increasing evidence suggests that perceived social isolation or loneliness is a major risk factor for physical and mental illness in later life. This review assesses the status of research on loneliness and health in older adults. Key concepts...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2013) 59 (5): 454–463.
Published Online: 24 May 2013
.... Objective: The current study examined associations between measures of social networks (including contact with friends/family, marital status and living arrangement), feelings of loneliness and social support, and a range of cognitive outcomes. Methods: Social network, loneliness and support data were...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2013) 59 (4): 378–384.
Published Online: 16 April 2013
... to be overcoming loneliness, relieving stress, and raising feelings of control and self-efficacy. Possible negative consequences could be misuse of personal data as well as the distribution and uncritical adoption of potentially harmful information via online communities. Discussion: The potential of social media...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2006) 52 (3): 181–187.
Published Online: 27 April 2006
...Pirkko E. Routasalo; Niina Savikko; Reijo S. Tilvis; Timo E. Strandberg; Kaisu H. Pitkälä Background: Emotional loneliness and social isolation are major problems in old age. These concepts are interrelated and often used interchangeably, but few studies have investigated them simultaneously thus...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2004) 50 (5): 291–297.
Published Online: 30 August 2004
... and voluntary activities of everyday life. Results: Path models indicated that a high level of OTV was associated with a decreased competence in everyday activities and was indirectly linked, through competence, with lower well-being and greater loneliness. With competence level controlled, a high level of OTV...